Rays Acquire Francisco
The Rays have acquired outfielder Ben Francisco from the Astros for a player to be named later.
Francsico, 30, was hitting .244 with two home runs and seven RBIs in 144 plate appearances with the Blue Jays and Astros
He has a .258 career average with 47 home runs and 181 RBIs in 518 Major Leagues with the Phillies, Indians, Astros and Blue Jays.
The Rays will need to make a corresponding move to their 40-man roster to make room for Francisco, who is expected to join the team
– Bill Chastain